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UA Students Highlight Research, Creativity during Annual Conference

Nearly 500 undergraduate students at The University of Alabama are highlighting their research and creative projects during the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference March 27.

March 22, 2019

Searching for More Answers

Jessica Bentley's experience with celiac disease helped her discover research opportunities that led to a published paper.

March 18, 2019

In UA Research, Tiny Worm Mimics Key Genetic Risk for Alzheimer’s

Researchers at The University of Alabama have shown a tiny worm can replicate genetic causes of Alzheimer’s disease, expanding the breadth of preclinical models for the disease.

February 18, 2019

CCN’s Mumba Wins SNRS Early Science Investigator Award

Dr. Mercy Mumba, assistant professor in UA’s Capstone College of Nursing, was recently honored with the Southern Nursing Research Society’s Early Science Investigator Award.

January 24, 2019

A Nurse’s Role

As the epidemic continues to grip the nation, the need for more health care professionals to combat addiction and substance abuse disorders is paramount, according to UA research.

January 23, 2019

Grant to Fund UA Study of Dementia Caregiver Support App

The national Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has funded a joint project between The University of Alabama and Florida International University to test the efficacy of a web and mobile application designed for...

December 10, 2018

UA to Launch State’s First Educational Neuroscience Program

Undergraduate students at The University of Alabama can enroll in the state’s first educational neuroscience program by the fall 2020 semester.

November 1, 2018

Online Exhibition Examines Tobacco Companies’ Targeting of Minorities

A University of Alabama professor’s latest online exhibition explores methods used by tobacco companies for years to target African Americans and other minority groups.

October 30, 2018

UA Engineers Develop Solution to Child Heat Deaths in Cars

A patent-pending device developed by University of Alabama researchers can alert a cell phone when a human or animal is inside a parked vehicle getting too hot. It monitors carbon dioxide levels from human...

October 8, 2018

‘All of Us’ Research Program at UA Enrolling Participants

Participating sites in the national All of Us Research Program, including The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences, have received another round of funding for work on the landmark effort to advance...

August 29, 2018

UA Launches Child Intervention Pilot for Traumatized Youth

UA researchers are working with social service providers to implement an intervention intended to help manage problem behaviors in children who've experienced trauma.

August 23, 2018

UA Researchers Examining Parkinson’s Resilience

Research underway at The University of Alabama, supported by the National Institutes of Health, hopes to identify factors and methods through which individuals are either resilient or susceptible to the neurodegeneration in the brain...

August 1, 2018

Microscopic Battle

Though 1,000 times smaller than a human hair’s width, Andhra, and other viruses like her, could prove vital as researchers seek new approaches in fighting antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

July 9, 2018

College of Nursing Receives Support for NIH Research Program

The University of Alabama’s Capstone College of Nursing is one of six universities nationwide to receive funding through a mini-grant from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) to support the National Institutes...

June 15, 2018

UA Announces New Master’s Degree in Public Health

The University of Alabama’s College of Human Environmental Sciences is adding a Master’s in Public Health program, which will be offered both on campus and by distance.

June 13, 2018